2015 - Getting Government Grants, Funding & Loans Seminar
There are many grants, loans and other funding options provided by local, regional and federal governments. Attend this session to learn about some of the most popular programs available to small and medium businesses across a variety of sectors.
Learn about a host of research & development grants, hiring grants, government loans and other programs that can help you and your business, plus a special discussion on federal SR&ED credits for research and development.
Please note, this session will primarily deal with programs available to private businesses.
Date: September 17
Time: 9:00am - 10:30am
Venue: Spacekraft (#201 - 4501 Kingsway, Burnaby.)
Cost: Free for BBOT Members / $25 - Non Members
Register: Call 604-412-0100, email us, or sign-up online
Erik Kaas, Advisor, National Research Council of Canada
Erik is an experienced technology executive who has worked in a variety of product management, marketing and business development roles at a number of high tech companies in Vancouver, including Sage, NGRAIN, Pivotal and PMC-Sierra. Erik has a track record of commercializing technology innovations as well as accelerating growth for established products.
Erik is currently an advisor with the National Research Council of Canada?s Concierge Service, where he provides guidance to small and medium businesses in Canada who seek to grow through innovation.
Ryan Pernia, Partner, Entax Consulting
Ryan is the founder and Partner at ENTAX Consulting. Ryan is an experienced SR&ED consultant having worked for 2 large accounting firms as a Sr. SR&ED Manager prior to forming ENTAX. He also has 10 years of hands on R&D experience. Ryan is a long time Burnaby resident and is active in the technology community as both an investor and advisor to early stage technology companies.